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92_HB1913 LRB9202938MWpk 1 AN ACT concerning campaign financing. 2 Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, 3 represented in the General Assembly: 4 Section 1. Short title. This Act may be cited as the 5 Clean Election Act. 6 Section 5. Legislative findings. It is hereby declared 7 to be in the public interest and to be the policy of this 8 State that primary and general election campaigns for the 9 Offices of Governor and Lieutenant Governor shall be 10 partially financed by public support under the provisions of 11 this Act. It is the intention of this Act that the financing 12 be sufficient so that candidates for election to the Offices 13 of Governor and Lieutenant Governor may conduct their 14 campaigns free from the predominance of special interest 15 influence and so that persons of limited financial means may 16 seek election to office. 17 Section 10. Definitions. As used in this Act, unless 18 the context clearly indicates otherwise: 19 "Act" means this Act. 20 "Board" means the State Board of Elections. 21 "Candidate" means any individual who seeks nomination for 22 election, or election, to the Office of Governor or 23 Lieutenant Governor whether or not the individual is elected. 24 An individual seeks nomination for election, or election, if 25 he or she (1) takes the action necessary under the laws of 26 this State to attempt to qualify for nomination for election, 27 or election, to the Office of Governor or Lieutenant Governor 28 or (2) receives contributions or makes expenditures, or gives 29 consent for another individual or political committee to 30 receive contributions or make expenditures with a view to -2- LRB9202938MWpk 1 bring about the individual's nomination for election, or 2 election, to office. 3 "Consumer Price Index" means the consumer price index as 4 defined and officially reported by the United States Bureau 5 of Labor Statistics or its successor agency. 6 "Contribution" means: 7 (1) a gift, subscription, donation, dues, loan, 8 deposit of money, or anything of value, that is knowingly 9 given or received in connection with the nomination or 10 election of any individual to the Office of Governor or 11 Lieutenant Governor; 12 (2) the purchase of tickets for fundraising events, 13 including but not limited to, dinners, luncheons, 14 cocktail parties, shows, and rallies; 15 (3) the payment by any individual, other than by a 16 candidate or his or her principal campaign committee, of 17 compensation for the personal services of another 18 individual that are rendered without charge to the 19 candidate; 20 (4) a transfer of funds between political 21 committees; or 22 (5) a donation, gift, purchase of tickets, 23 assumption of credit, or anything of value knowingly 24 given or received in connection with the repayment of any 25 candidate's campaign debt. 26 "Contribution" does not include services provided without 27 compensation by individuals volunteering a portion or all of 28 their time on behalf of any candidate or candidates. 29 "Expenditure" means any payments made, or debts and 30 obligations incurred, by a candidate, a pair of candidates, 31 or a principal campaign committee in connection with the 32 election of any individuals to the Offices of Governor or 33 Lieutenant Governor. 34 "Family" means the spouse, father, mother, father-in-law, -3- LRB9202938MWpk 1 mother-in-law, children, or siblings of any candidate. 2 "General election" means the election at which the 3 Governor and Lieutenant Governor are elected. For the 4 purposes of this Act, the "general election" includes that 5 period beginning with the day after the primary election and 6 concludes July 1 of the year after the general election. 7 "Primary election" means the primary election at which 8 nominees to the Offices of Governor and Lieutenant Governor 9 are elected. For the purposes of this Act, the "primary 10 election" includes that period beginning with July 1 of the 11 year after the general election and leading up to and 12 including the date of the next primary election. 13 "Political committee" means political committee as 14 defined in Section 9-1.9 of the Election Code. 15 "Political party" means political party as defined in 16 Section 7-2 of the Election Code. 17 "Principal campaign committee" means the committee 18 designated by a candidate to the Office of Governor or 19 Lieutenant Governor as the committee authorized to receive 20 contributions, make expenditures, and receive public funds 21 under this Act. 22 "Public matching funds" means any moneys disbursed under 23 Section 60 of this Act. 24 "Eligible Governor candidate" means: 25 (1) any candidate of any political party whose name 26 has been certified by the Board to appear on the official 27 primary ballot for the Office of Governor and whose 28 principal campaign committee has received contributions 29 in amounts of $1,000 or less, totalling $200,000 as 30 adjusted by Section 25, as documented by reports filed 31 with the Board; or 32 (2) any candidate who has been nominated by primary 33 under Article 7 of the Election Code or any candidate who 34 has filed valid nomination papers under Article 10 of the -4- LRB9202938MWpk 1 Election Code for the Office of Governor and whose 2 principal campaign committee has received contributions 3 in amounts of $1,000 or less, totalling $200,000 as 4 adjusted by Section 25, as documented by reports filed 5 with the Board. 6 "Eligible Lieutenant Governor candidate" means: 7 (1) any candidate of any political party whose name 8 has been certified by the Board to appear on the official 9 primary ballot for the Office of Lieutenant Governor and 10 whose principal campaign committee has received 11 contributions in amounts of $1,000 or less, totalling 12 $10,000 as adjusted by Section 25, as documented by 13 reports filed with the Board; or 14 (2) any Lieutenant Governor candidate who has been 15 nominated by primary under Article 7 of the Election Code 16 to run a joint election campaign with the nominated 17 candidate for Governor of each political party or any 18 candidate running independently. 19 "Reports" means those reports filed by political 20 committees under Article 9 of the Election Code or any other 21 reports required by the Board under this Act. 22 "Qualified contribution" means the entire amount of all 23 contributions of $1,000 or less, as adjusted by Section 25, 24 given by an individual, corporation, or political committee 25 in connection with the election of any candidates to the 26 Offices of Governor or Lieutenant Governor and includes only 27 the first $1,000, as adjusted by Section 25, of any 28 individual's, corporation's, or political committee's total 29 aggregate contributions given during a primary or general 30 election. "Qualified contribution" does not include a loan 31 or advance or a credit, subscription, or in-kind 32 contribution. 33 Section 15. Application of this Act. The provisions of -5- LRB9202938MWpk 1 this Act shall apply to the primary and general elections 2 held in 2002, and to all subsequent elections covered by this 3 Act. 4 Section 20. Use of funds. 5 (a) A candidate receiving public matching funds may 6 accept contributions from individuals, corporations, and 7 political committees as defined by Article 9 of the Election 8 Code as long as those contributions are within the 9 contribution limits of this Act. 10 (b) Communications of any subject by a corporation to 11 its stockholders and their families, or by a labor 12 organization or association to its members and their 13 families, and nonpartisan registration and get-out-the-vote 14 campaigns by a corporation aimed at its stockholders or by a 15 labor organization or association aimed at its members, shall 16 not be construed to be in connection with the election of any 17 candidates to the Office of Governor or Lieutenant Governor 18 during any primary or general election. 19 (c) A knowing violation of this Section is a Class A 20 misdemeanor. 21 Section 25. Inflationary adjustment. The dollar amounts 22 specified in this Act are subject to a biennial inflationary 23 adjustment to be determined by rule of the Board under this 24 Section. The Board must determine the cumulative percentage 25 difference in the Consumer Price Index between June 30 of 26 each year preceding a general election and the base period of 27 2002. All dollar amounts specified in this Act shall be 28 adjusted by that amount by August 1 of each year before a 29 general election, rounding to the nearest multiple of $25. 30 Section 30. Loans to a candidate. No candidate for 31 nomination or election to office covered under this Act may -6- LRB9202938MWpk 1 accept any loan or any other form of credit under any terms 2 in any way deviating from the regular practices of the 3 lending institution making the loan. A knowing violation of 4 this Section is a Class A misdemeanor. 5 Section 35. Principal campaign committee. For the 6 purposes of this Act, the candidates for Governor and 7 Lieutenant Governor of each political party, or any 8 candidates running independently, must run a joint general 9 election campaign. Each pair of candidates must jointly 10 organize a single principal campaign committee and must 11 jointly designate its officers, as is required under Article 12 9 of the Election Code. A principal campaign committee shall 13 jointly accept contributions and make expenditures in 14 connection with the election of any pair of candidates to the 15 Offices of Governor and Lieutenant Governor. Nothing in this 16 Section shall require candidates to run joint primary 17 campaigns. 18 Section 40. Campaign bank accounts. 19 (a) Each candidate in the primary election for nomination 20 to the Office of Governor or Lieutenant Governor must create 21 a bank account in a national or State bank or savings and 22 loan institution. The candidate, or any official of his or 23 her principal campaign committee, must promptly deposit all 24 contributions and public matching funds received into the 25 account. All campaign expenditures made by the principal 26 campaign committee must be made out of this account. 27 (b) Each candidate in the general election for the 28 Office of Governor or Lieutenant Governor must create a bank 29 account in a national or State bank or savings and loan 30 institution. The candidate or any official of his or her 31 principal campaign committee must promptly deposit all 32 contributions and public matching funds received into the -7- LRB9202938MWpk 1 account. All campaign expenditures made by the principal 2 campaign committee must be made out of this account. 3 (c) No moneys deposited in any candidate's account for 4 the primary election may be commingled with general election 5 funds or used to pay for general election expenses. A 6 candidate may, however, transfer a combined total of not more 7 than $25,000, as adjusted by Section 25, from the primary 8 election account for general election expenses. Any moneys 9 transferred do not count toward the qualifying amount under 10 Section 50. No moneys deposited in a candidates' account for 11 the general election may be transferred or expended until the 12 day following the primary election or may be expended for 13 primary election expenses. 14 (d) No State or national bank or savings and loan 15 institution that acts as a depository for election funds as 16 provided in this Act may be held accountable for the proper 17 application of funds deposited or withdrawn from the accounts 18 by the individuals in whose name or names the accounts are 19 opened or maintained, nor shall the State or national bank or 20 savings and loan institution be under any duty to determine 21 whether the funds deposited in the account are deposited, 22 withdrawn, or transmitted for the purposes and at the time 23 prescribed by law, or are received from sources and in amount 24 limited by law. 25 Section 45. Clean Election Fund. 26 (a) There is established a special fund in the State 27 Treasury known as the Clean Election Fund. The Board must 28 maintain a separate record for each candidate or pair of 29 candidates who is eligible under this Act. 30 (b) The Clean Election Fund is established to finance 31 the election campaigns of eligible candidates. Money 32 received from the following sources must be deposited into 33 the Fund: -8- LRB9202938MWpk 1 (1) voluntary tax check-off funds designated for 2 the Clean Election Fund; 3 (2) appropriations; 4 (3) Clean Election Fund moneys distributed to 5 eligible candidates remaining unspent after a candidate's 6 primary loss and after the general election; 7 (4) other unspent Clean Election Fund moneys 8 distributed to any eligible candidate who does not remain 9 a candidate throughout a general primary or general 10 election cycle; and 11 (5) voluntary donations made directly to the Fund. 12 (c) If, after an election and after all eligible 13 candidates have been paid the amount which they are entitled 14 to receive under this Act, there are moneys remaining in the 15 Fund, the State Comptroller and State Treasurer shall 16 transfer the remaining moneys to the General Revenue Fund. 17 (d) Upon receipt of a certification from the Board under 18 subsection (b) of Section 60 for payment to the eligible 19 candidates, the State Comptroller must within 5 working days 20 pay to the candidate out of the Fund the amount certified by 21 the Board. Amounts paid to any candidates are under the 22 control of the candidates. 23 (e) If, after the date of the primary or general 24 election campaign, any candidate or pair of candidates who 25 has received public matching funds has surplus moneys in his 26 or her account, the moneys may be retained for the 27 liquidation of all obligations and for payment of expenses 28 incurred during the primary or general election campaign. 29 Moneys from the primary election campaign may be retained for 30 a period not to exceed 6 months after the primary election. 31 Moneys from the general election campaign may be retained for 32 a period not to extend after June 30 of the year following an 33 election. All moneys remaining available to any candidate or 34 pair of candidates after all obligations have been liquidated -9- LRB9202938MWpk 1 shall be paid into the Clean Election Fund, except that no 2 candidate or pair of candidates shall pay into the Fund 3 moneys in excess of the amount of public matching funds 4 received from the Fund. 5 (f) No obligations may be incurred by a candidate or 6 pair of candidates after the date of the primary or general 7 election other than those expenses necessary to close out his 8 or her campaign account. The Board shall determine what 9 costs are allowable under this subsection. 10 (g) All provisions outlined in this Section shall apply 11 equally to any candidate or pair of candidates who withdraw 12 for any reason before the election for which public matching 13 funds were received. 14 Section 50. Requirements for public matching funds. 15 (a) In order to receive any public matching funds under 16 this Act, an eligible candidate or pair of candidates in a 17 primary or general election must fulfill all the following 18 requirements: 19 (1) Have a principal campaign committee that has 20 accepted contributions in amounts of $1,000 or less as 21 adjusted by Section 25, totaling at least: 22 (i) $200,000 as adjusted by Section 25 for the 23 Office of Governor; and 24 (ii) $10,000 as adjusted by Section 25 for the 25 Office of Lieutenant Governor. 26 (2) Agree in writing to deposit all contributions 27 and public matching funds into a single account and to 28 make all campaign expenditures from that account. 29 (3) Agree in writing not to contribute more than 30 $1,000, adjusted by Section 25, of his or her own 31 personal or family funds to his or her primary or general 32 election campaign. 33 (4) Agree in writing to obtain and furnish to the -10- LRB9202938MWpk 1 Board any evidence that it may request of the 2 contributions of $1,000 or less, as adjusted by Section 3 25, with respect to which payment is sought. 4 (5) Agree in writing to keep and furnish to the 5 Board any relevant records, books, and other information 6 that it may request. 7 (6) Agree in writing to an audit and examination by 8 the Board. 9 (7) Agree in writing to expend not more than: 10 (i) $2,000,000 in a primary election and 11 $6,000,000 in a general election, as adjusted by 12 Section 25, for the Office of Governor; and 13 (ii) $100,000 in a primary election, as 14 adjusted by Section 25, for the Office of Lieutenant 15 Governor. 16 (b) None of these expenditure limitations shall apply to 17 any expenditures made before the filing with the Board of the 18 nomination petition of the candidate or pair of candidates. 19 (c) None of these requirements shall be construed to 20 apply to any candidates who elect not to receive public 21 matching funds. 22 Section 55. Ratio of public matching funds to funds 23 raised by the candidate. 24 (a) Public matching funds to eligible candidates shall 25 be made on a ratio of 4 matching dollars for every dollar 26 raised by the candidate. 27 (b) Upon application to and approval of the Board 28 commencing with the primary election in 2002 and in all 29 subsequent elections, each eligible candidate in a primary 30 election shall receive, but not before August 1 of the year 31 before the election, public matching funds from the Clean 32 Election Fund equal to the qualified contributions in amounts 33 of $1,000 or less as adjusted by Section 25 accepted by his -11- LRB9202938MWpk 1 or her principal campaign committee. No public matching funds 2 may match contributions received before the date on which the 3 candidate files his or her nomination petition with the 4 Board. 5 (c) Upon application to and approval of the Board, 6 commencing with the general election in 2002 and in all 7 subsequent elections, each eligible candidate or pair of 8 candidates in a general election shall receive, but not 9 before the date of the primary election, public matching 10 funds from the Clean Election Fund equal to the qualified 11 contributions in amounts of $1,000 or less, as adjusted by 12 Section 25, accepted by the principal campaign committee. No 13 public matching funds shall be made to match contributions 14 received before the primary date or the date on which 15 candidate files his or her nomination petition with the 16 Board, whichever is later. 17 Section 60. Reports. 18 (a) During a primary or general election, each eligible 19 candidate or pair of candidates for election must, from time 20 to time as the Board may require, furnish to the Board a 21 detailed statement, in any form that the Board may prescribe, 22 of all contributions of $1,000 or less, as adjusted by 23 Section 25, received by his or her principal campaign 24 committee before the date of the statement. The Board shall 25 require a statement under this Section from the candidates at 26 least once every other week following qualification for 27 public matching funds, at least once each week during the 28 second, third, and fourth weeks before the day of the primary 29 or general election, and at least twice during the week 30 before the primary or general election day. The Board may not 31 require any statement before the date on which the candidate 32 or pair of candidates files its nomination petition with the 33 Board. -12- LRB9202938MWpk 1 (b) On the basis of the evidence furnished by the 2 eligible candidates and before the examination and audit 3 under Section 65, the Board may certify from time to time to 4 the State Comptroller for payment to the candidates the 5 public matching funds to which the candidates are entitled 6 under Section 55. Where public matching funds are required, 7 the Board must make the certifications at least once every 8 other week after the primary date, at least once each week 9 during the second, third, and fourth weeks before the day of 10 the primary or general election, and at least twice during 11 the week before the primary day. 12 (c) Certifications by the Board of public matching funds 13 due to the candidates under this Section are final and 14 conclusive, except to the extent that they are subject to 15 examination and audit by the Board and to judicial review 16 under this Act. 17 Section 65. Audit. 18 (a) After each general and primary election, the Board 19 must conduct a thorough examination and audit of the campaign 20 contributions to the candidates. 21 The audit following the primary election shall be 22 conducted not later than 6 months after the date of the 23 primary. There shall be 2 audits conducted following the 24 general election. One of the audits must cover that period 25 included in the Post-Election Campaign Disclosure Report. 26 A final audit must be conducted when the Board has 27 received a certification from a candidate, pair of 28 candidates, or the principal campaign committee, that all 29 obligations have been met or the account is closed. The 30 Board must receive the certification from the candidates or 31 their principal campaign committee not later than June 30 of 32 the year after the general election. 33 (b) If the Board determines that any portion of the -13- LRB9202938MWpk 1 public matching funds made to the eligible candidates under 2 Section 55 was in excess of the aggregate amount to which 3 candidates were entitled under Section 50, it must notify the 4 candidates, and the candidates must pay to the State 5 Treasurer within 15 days an amount equal to that portion. 6 If the Board determines that any amount of any public 7 matching funds received by the eligible candidates under 8 Section 55 was used for any purpose other than (i) to 9 defray the campaign expenses with respect for which the 10 public matching funds were received, or (ii) to repay loans, 11 the proceeds of which were used to restore funds otherwise 12 used to defray the campaign expenses, it must notify the 13 candidates of the amount so used, and the candidates must pay 14 to the State Treasurer moneys equal to that amount. 15 No notification may be made by the Board under this 16 subsection (b) with respect to an election more than 3 years 17 after the day of the election. 18 All payments received by the State Treasurer under this 19 subsection (b) must be deposited by him or her in the Clean 20 Election Fund. 21 (c) All provisions outlined in this Section apply equally 22 to any candidate or pair of candidates who withdraws for any 23 reason prior to the election for which public matching funds 24 were received. 25 Section 70. Report to the General Assembly. The Board 26 must, as soon as possible after each election, submit a full 27 report to the General Assembly setting forth: 28 (1) the aggregate amount of contributions of $1,000 29 or less, as adjusted by Section 25, received, shown in 30 any detail that the Board determines necessary, by the 31 candidates and their principal campaign committees; 32 (2) the amounts certified by it under Section 60 33 for public matching funds to the eligible candidates; and -14- LRB9202938MWpk 1 (3) the amount of payments, if any, required from 2 the candidates under Section 60, and the reasons for each 3 payment required. 4 Section 75. Investigations; civil court actions; 5 advisory opinions. 6 (a) The Board may adopt rules to conduct examinations and 7 audits in addition to the examinations and audits required by 8 Section 65, to conduct investigations, and to require the 9 keeping and submission of any books, records, and information 10 that it deems necessary to carry out the functions and duties 11 imposed on it by this Act. The Board may not require the 12 submission of any books, records, or information concerning 13 contributions received by a candidate or pair of candidates 14 until the candidate or pair of candidates has filed its 15 nomination petition with the Board. 16 (b) The Board may appear in and defend against any 17 action filed under this Section, and may be represented in 18 the actions either by attorneys employed in its office or by 19 counsel whom it may appoint for that purpose without regard 20 to the provisions of the Personnel Code. 21 (c) The Board may through attorneys and counsel appear 22 in the circuit court in Sangamon County to seek recovery of 23 any amounts determined to be payable to the State Treasurer 24 as a result of examination and audit made under Section 65. 25 (d) The Board may through attorneys and counsel petition 26 the circuit court in Sangamon County for declaratory or 27 injunctive relief concerning any civil matter covered by the 28 provisions of this Act. The actions shall be heard at the 29 earliest practical date and expedited in every way possible 30 in order to prevent injury to the respective parties. 31 (e) The Board may through attorneys and counsel appeal, 32 or seek review of, any judgment entered with respect to 33 actions in which it appears under this Section. The appeals -15- LRB9202938MWpk 1 shall be made in the same manner and under the same 2 conditions as provided by Supreme Court Rules for other civil 3 actions. 4 (f) The Board, through its legal counsel, may render 5 advisory opinions as to the interpretation and clarification 6 of any of the provisions of this Act and as to whether a 7 given set of facts and circumstances would constitute a 8 violation of any provisions of this Act. The Board must 9 render its advisory opinion within 10 working days after 10 receipt of any request, unless an extension of time is 11 consented to by the person making the request. 12 Section 80. Judicial review. 13 (a) Any certification or final determination by the 14 Board made or taken under the provisions of this Act is 15 subject to direct review by the Appellate Court in the 16 Judicial District in which Springfield is located upon 17 petition filed in the court by any interested person. Any 18 petition filed under this Section must be filed within 30 19 days after the certification, determination, or other action 20 by the Board for which review is sought. 21 (b) The Board and individuals eligible to vote are 22 authorized to institute any actions, including actions for 23 declaratory judgment or injunctive relief, that may be 24 appropriate to implement or construe any provision of this 25 Act. 26 (c) The circuit court in Sangamon County has 27 jurisdiction of proceedings instituted under subsection (b) 28 and must exercise its jurisdiction without regard to whether 29 a person asserting rights under subsection (b) has exhausted 30 any administrative or other remedies that may be provided. 31 The proceedings must be heard at the earliest practical date 32 and expedited in every way possible in order to prevent 33 injury to the respective parties. Appeals shall be as in -16- LRB9202938MWpk 1 other civil cases. 2 Section 85. Violations. 3 (a) It is unlawful for any individual who receives any 4 public matching funds under Section 55 to knowingly and 5 willfully use, or authorize the use of, the public matching 6 funds or any portion for any purpose other than: 7 (1) to defray the campaign expenses with respect to 8 which the public matching funds were received, or 9 (2) to repay loans, the proceeds of which were used 10 to restore funds otherwise used to defray qualified 11 campaign expenses. 12 Any individual who knowingly violates this subsection (a) 13 is guilty of a Class 4 felony. 14 (b) It is unlawful for any individual knowingly and 15 willfully: 16 (1) to furnish any false, fictitious, or fraudulent 17 evidence, books, or information to the Board under this 18 Act, or to include in any evidence, books, or information 19 so furnished any misrepresentation of a material fact, or 20 to falsify or conceal any evidence, books, or information 21 relevant to a certification by the Board or an 22 examination and audit by the Board under this Act; or 23 (2) to fail to furnish to the Board any records, 24 books, or information requested of him or her for 25 purposes of this Act. 26 Any individual who violates this subsection (b) is guilty 27 of a Class 4 felony. 28 (c) It is unlawful for any individual knowingly and 29 willfully to give or accept any unreported refund or any 30 illegal payment in connection with any campaign expense of 31 eligible candidates. 32 Any individual who knowingly violates this subsection (c) 33 is guilty of a Class 4 felony. -17- LRB9202938MWpk 1 In addition to any penalty provided under this subsection 2 (c), any individual who accepts any unreported refund or 3 illegal payment in connection with any campaign expense of 4 eligible candidates shall pay to the State Treasurer, for 5 deposit in the Clean Election Fund, an amount equal to 200% 6 of the unreported refund or payment received. 7 Section 700. The State Finance Act is amended by adding 8 Section 5.545 as follows: 9 (30 ILCS 105/5.545 new) 10 Sec. 5.545. The Clean Election Fund. 11 Section 800. The Illinois Income Tax Act is amended by 12 changing Sections 509 and 510 and adding Section 507W as 13 follows: 14 (35 ILCS 5/507W new) 15 Sec. 507W. Clean Election Fund. The Department must 16 print on its standard individual income tax form a provision 17 indicating that if the taxpayer wishes to contribute to the 18 Clean Election Fund, as authorized by this amendatory Act of 19 the 92nd General Assembly, he or she may do so and that the 20 contribution will reduce the taxpayer's refund or increase 21 the amount of payment to accompany the return. Failure to 22 remit any amount of increased payment reduces the 23 contribution accordingly. This Section does not apply to any 24 amended return. 25 (35 ILCS 5/509) (from Ch. 120, par. 5-509) 26 Sec. 509. Tax checkoff explanations. All individual 27 income tax return forms shall contain appropriate 28 explanations and spaces to enable the taxpayers to designate 29 contributions to the Child Abuse Prevention Fund, to the -18- LRB9202938MWpk 1 Community Health Center Care Fund, to the Illinois Wildlife 2 Preservation Fund as required by the Illinois Non-Game 3 Wildlife Protection Act, to the Alzheimer's Disease Research 4 Fund as required by the Alzheimer's Disease Research Act, to 5 the Assistance to the Homeless Fund as required by this Act, 6 to the Heritage Preservation Fund as required by the Heritage 7 Preservation Act, to the Child Care Expansion Program Fund as 8 required by the Child Care Expansion Program Act, to the Ryan 9 White AIDS Victims Assistance Fund, to the Assistive 10 Technology for Persons with Disabilities Fund, to the 11 Domestic Violence Shelter and Service Fund, to the United 12 States Olympians Assistance Fund, to the Youth Drug Abuse 13 Prevention Fund, to the Persian Gulf Conflict Veterans Fund, 14 to the Literacy Advancement Fund, to the Ryan White Pediatric 15 and Adult AIDS Fund, to the Illinois Special Olympics 16 Checkoff Fund, to the Penny Severns Breast and Cervical 17 Cancer Research Fund, to the Korean War Memorial Fund, to the 18 Heart Disease Treatment and Prevention Fund, to the 19 Hemophilia Treatment Fund, to the Mental Health Research 20 Fund, to the Children's Cancer Fund, to the American Diabetes 21 Association Fund, to the National World War II Memorial Fund, 22 to the Prostate Cancer Research Fund, to the Clean Election 23 Fund, and to the Meals on Wheels Fund. Each form shall 24 contain a statement that the contributions will reduce the 25 taxpayer's refund or increase the amount of payment to 26 accompany the return. Failure to remit any amount of 27 increased payment shall reduce the contribution accordingly. 28 If, on October 1 of any year, the total contributions to 29 any one of the funds made under this Section do not equal 30 $100,000 or more, the explanations and spaces for designating 31 contributions to the fund shall be removed from the 32 individual income tax return forms for the following and all 33 subsequent years and all subsequent contributions to the fund 34 shall be refunded to the taxpayer. -19- LRB9202938MWpk 1 (Source: P.A. 90-171, eff. 7-23-97; 91-104, eff. 7-13-99; 2 91-107, eff. 7-13-99; 91-357, eff. 7-29-99; 91-833, eff. 3 1-1-01; 91-836, eff. 1-1-01.) 4 (35 ILCS 5/510) (from Ch. 120, par. 5-510) 5 Sec. 510. Determination of amounts contributed. The 6 Department shall determine the total amount contributed to 7 each of the following: the Child Abuse Prevention Fund, the 8 Illinois Wildlife Preservation Fund, the Community Health 9 Center Care Fund, the Assistance to the Homeless Fund, the 10 Alzheimer's Disease Research Fund, the Heritage Preservation 11 Fund, the Child Care Expansion Program Fund, the Ryan White 12 AIDS Victims Assistance Fund, the Assistive Technology for 13 Persons with Disabilities Fund, the Domestic Violence Shelter 14 and Service Fund, the United States Olympians Assistance 15 Fund, the Youth Drug Abuse Prevention Fund, the Persian Gulf 16 Conflict Veterans Fund, the Literacy Advancement Fund, the 17 Ryan White Pediatric and Adult AIDS Fund, the Illinois 18 Special Olympics Checkoff Fund, the Penny Severns Breast and 19 Cervical Cancer Research Fund, the Korean War Memorial Fund, 20 the Heart Disease Treatment and Prevention Fund, the 21 Hemophilia Treatment Fund, the Mental Health Research Fund, 22 the Children's Cancer Fund, the American Diabetes 23 Association Fund, the National World War II Memorial Fund, 24 the Prostate Cancer Research Fund, the Clean Election Fund, 25 and the Meals on Wheels Fund; and shall notify the State 26 Comptroller and the State Treasurer of the amounts to be 27 transferred from the General Revenue Fund to each fund, and 28 upon receipt of such notification the State Treasurer and 29 Comptroller shall transfer the amounts. 30 (Source: P.A. 90-171, eff. 7-23-97; 91-104, eff. 7-13-99; 31 91-107, eff. 7-13-99; 91-833, eff. 1-1-01; 91-836, eff. 32 1-1-01.) -20- LRB9202938MWpk 1 Section 900. Repeal. This Clean Election Act is 2 repealed June 30, 2009. 3 Section 999. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon 4 becoming law.
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